Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement. (SB147)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement.  Clarifies that when an FOIA petition is filed, the party against whom the writ is brought must be served with a copy of the petition prior to filing. The bill contains a technical amendment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101360D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/01/2010Assigned GL&T sub: FOIA/Conflict of Interest
02/10/2010Passed by in General Laws and Technology with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Continued to 2011 in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Subject matter referred by letter to the Freedom of Information Advisory Council
02/10/2010Pursuant to Senate Rule 20(L)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB689 and HB976.


marshamaines writes:

service of process under vscr's is required of any legal pleading action long as "personal service" isn't required this is good - because attempting "personal service" on a judge is a good way to get "escorted" out of a courthouse or arrested..speaking from experience